PlayerUnknown's BATTLEGROUNDS Summary
Landing onto Early Access on March 23, 2017, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS is all about the shooting rather than fending off zombies or being clubbed in the back of the head and stripped naked. Being in Early Access and heavily shaped by player feedback, it's only natural to expect a few patches (and lengthy patch notes) along the way. Let's have them.
Despite being one of the best selling video games of recent memory, most of what we hear about PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds these days is how cheats and hack are running rampant. Through all that, there's a strong chance people have forgotten that the development team are still working on a second map just as big as the current. And we finally have some decent screenshots.
As PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Hit 20 Million Sales, They Celebrated By Acknowledging Player Disappointment
It was only a matter of time before the massively popular survival shooter 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' reached another impressive milestone. Having now sold over 20 million copies, it's basically neck-and-neck with its F2P rival Fortnite: Battle Royale.
Selling close to 20 million copies in about 9 months isn't a sure-fire way to say that everybody loves your game. You can't flaunt those numbers on the front of your Steam Store page quite so easily when the first thing potential buyers see is a bright red 'Mostly Negative' user review score.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Hasn't Beaten Its Own Concurrent Player Record In Over A Week. Could Cheating And Server Issues Be To Blame?
As your game grows and grows, you're going to run into issues. You weren't expecting millions of players so soon (if at all) so you're ill-equipped to combat whatever starts to go wrong. In the case of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, it doesn't seem to matter all that much, but it's certainly having an effect.